Route & dates
Fly + Taxi + Bus: 6 h
Dahab— 9 nights
Drive: 1 h 15 min
Sharm El Sheikh— 20 nights
Fly: 1 h 45 min
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Formerly a remote Bedouin village, Dahab now enjoys the status of a resort town and scuba diving heaven.Get out of town with these interesting Dahab side-trips: Nuweiba (Abu Hamada Canyon, Ain Khudra, &more). Spend the 6th (Sun) exploring nature at Ras Mohommed National Park. And it doesn't end there: see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Coral Reefs, take in the dramatic natural features at Blue Hole, and pause for some photo ops at Wadi Zaghara.
For where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Dahab tour itinerary planner.
Cairo to Dahab is an approximately 6- hour combination of flight and bus. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Dahab when traveling from Cairo in September, with lows around 32°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Sharm El Sheikh.
Things to do in Dahab
Nuweiba, Ras Mohommed National Park
Sharm El Sheikh
City of Peace
An enviable location on the southern end of the Sinai Peninsula and year-round warm weather boost tourism in Sharm El Sheikh and make it one of Egypt's premier travel destinations.Change things up with a short trip to moses pool in Al Tur (about 1h 25 min away). And it doesn't end there: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, enjoy the sand and surf at Shark's Bay Beach, take in the architecture and atmosphere at The Heavenly Cathedral, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Na'ama Bay.
For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sharm El Sheikh tour planner.
Traveling by car from Dahab to Sharm El Sheikh takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. September in Sharm El Sheikh sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 32°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Wed) so you can travel back home.
Things to do in Sharm El Sheikh